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Art & Culture

The most enduring elements in any society are those of self-expression through paintings, music, sculpture, architecture and literature. Our art is the mirror through which we see ourselves, reflecting back to us the way we think, what we believe, and how we feel about and interpret the world around us. And its through these achievements that future generations come to understand the ones that came before. 
We love art, in all its forms — it’s exciting, fun, and often provocative.  We strive to bring to you works that you won’t find anywhere else, and we hope you enjoy our selections. 

Art & Culture

Birthing A New Dictionary

Or the N E D for the  21 Century That cat is bad(d) That’s cold I’m down How you be (question) Smooth  (answer) That’s slapping You dripping Later If you think what you have just read is slang...

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Must Art Be Moral?

Can a scoundrel can make great art? The morality of a work of art is one of the oldest and most widely debated concepts in the art community today. The question is must we respect the artist as...

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The City from Nowhere

Half a century building a city while living in a tent. Although I left the friendly confines of NYC where I was born and raised, I still look forward to the Sunday NY Times as a wonderful weekend...

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The Woman Who Broke Up the Beatles

Yoko Ono before she was Yoko Ono.   She is best known as the woman who broke up the Beatles. She is almost as well known as the woman who screeches and screams on John Lennon’s later albums. She...

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Jackson Pollock

Monster, Genius & Icon There’s never been a more controversial artist — greatly admired, loved, and hated, and vastly misunderstood. He was a hero to many, a villain to many more, and...

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Graffiti

An art form and a force for social change. Graffiti conjures up images of painted subway trains, building walls, steel storefronts, and any other large flat surfaces. They may be designs or primitive...

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Does the Makeup Make the Man?

Getting in touch with your feminine side. Recently at a social gathering, I met a fellow I hadn’t seen in years. From across the room he looked somehow younger than the last time we met. As we...

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The World’s Most Unusual Man

No bindings to social norms for Mr. Hearn {Author’s note: There are several words in this article which may prove an annoyance to the genteel ear. Please be forewarned!} Down through the ages...